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Ann Watkin

  • Born: 3 Nov 1827, Ystradyfoodwg, Glamorgan, Wales
  • Christened: 12 Jan 1838, Storehouse, Llantrisant, Glamorgan, Wales
  • Marriage: David Morgan in Oct 1850 in Cymmar, Glamorganshire, Wales
  • Died: 27 Jul 1916, Dandenong, Vic at age 88
  • Buried: 29 Jul 1916, Williamstown Cemetery, Vic

bullet   Cause of her death was Heart failure, old age.


bullet  General Notes:

Ann spoke Welsh, and was said to be deaf. When the twins were born it is said that the lad who was sent to collect the midwife, took timeout to play marbles so it was left up to her husband David to help in the delivery! One of the daughters over heard her mother to say, put that to one side there is another coming!
Her daughter Catherine wanted to marry at 18 years so she took one of the twins, Mary, to live with her in Ballarat and returned her when she herself became pregnant. Mary was by this time 2 years of age. Ann died in her sleep on the couch.
She arrived in Australia on 16th September 1858 at Melbourne on board the "Great Australian" with her three eldest children, Catherine 11years, Margaret 9 years and Evan 7 years. Ann was 31years old. Her sister-in-law Margaret Morgan, wife of William, also came out on the same ship.
A family bible was given to the family when Ann left Wales by 'AuntMary'. It is written in Welsh, and is in the hands of Paul Morgan, agreat grand son of David and Ann.
Buried in the Williamstown cemetery on the 29 July 1916.


Ann married David Morgan, son of David Morgan and Catherine Jones, in Oct 1850 in Cymmar, Glamorganshire, Wales. (David Morgan was born on 5 Jan 1828 in Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales, christened on 12 Jan 1828 in Coity Parish Church, died on 4 Nov 1893 in Williamstown, Vic and was buried on 6 Nov 1893 in Williamstown Cemetery, Vic.) The cause of his death was cardiac disease anasarca.

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